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Women's Tennis Falls to North Carolina, 6-1, and Virginia, 6-1




Feb. 24, 2014

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The Boston College women’s tennis team fell to ACC opponents North Carolina and No. 10 Virginia this weekend, 6-1 and 6-1. The Eagles traveled to Chapel Hill on Friday and returned home on Sunday to host Virginia.

The Eagles (7-2, 0-2 ACC) were led by sophomore Katya Vasilyev who defeated two nationally ranked players. The Foster City, Calif., product defeated No. 69 Whitney Kay of North Carolina, 6-3, 6-2 and Virginia’s Rachel Pierson (No. 40), 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-3. Both matches were won at the No. 3 spot.

On Friday, Jessica Wacnik dropped to the No. 1 ranked Jamie Loeb, 6-4, 6-4, at the No. 1 spot. Lexi Borr dropped at the No. 2 against No. 8 Hayley Carter, 7-5, 6-1.

In the Sunday tilt, Wacnik also fell in a close set at the No. 1 spot against No. 4 Julia Elbaba, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5. Borr lost at the No. 2 spot to No. 53 Danielle Collins, 6-4, 6-1.

The Eagles are back in action next weekend as they travel to Miami and Florida State. 

North Carolina

Singles

No. 1     #1 Jamie Loeb (UNC) def. Jessica Wacnik (BC), 6-4, 6-4  

No. 2     #8 Hayley Carter (UNC) def. Lexi Borr (BC), 7-5, 6-1         

No. 3     Katya Vasilyev (BC) def. #69 Whitney Kay (UNC), 6-3, 6-2             

No. 4     #67 Caroline Price (UNC) def. Jennifer Ren (BC), 6-2, 6-1

No. 5     Kate Vialle (UNC) def. Heini Salonen (BC), 6-0, 6-1

No. 6     Tessa Lyons (UNC) def. Emily Safron (BC), 2-6, 6-2, 10-4

Doubles

No. 1     #12 Kay, Price (UNC) def. Wacnik, Borr (BC)         8-3

No. 2     Loeb, Dai (UNC) def. Ren, Salonen (BC)                 8-1

No. 3     unfinished

 

No. 10 Virginia

Singles

No. 1     #4 Julia Elbaba (UVA) def. Jessica Wacnik (BC), 6-2, 2-6, 7-5                         

No. 2     #53 Danielle Collins (UVA) def. Lexi Borr (BC), 6-4, 6-1    

No. 3     Katya Vasilyev (BC) def. #40 Rachel Pierson (UVA), 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-3

No. 4     Maci Epstein (UVA) def. Jennifer Ren (BC), 6-4, 1-6, 6-1

No. 5     Marie-Ambroisine Faure (UVA) def. Emily Safron (BC), 7-5, 6-2

No. 6     Caryssa Peretz (UVA) def. Heini Salonen (BC), 6-3, 6-1

Doubles

No. 1     #3 Elbaba, Pierson (UVA) def. Borr, Ren (BC)      8-4

No. 2     Nauta, Epstein (UVA) def. Ren, Salonen (BC)      8-4

No. 3     Collins, Faure (UVA) def. Vasilyev, Safron (BC)   8-5

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